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PostPost by: twincamman » Mon Jul 11, 2011 5:51 pm

found the throttles had a bit of tension on them from the cable preventing a good fast start . goes like Jack the Bear now --[thats quick for those who don't know Jack ]-- :lol: --ed
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PostPost by: Galwaylotus » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:10 pm

When I had some work done on my S3, the mechanic, trying to be helpful I guess, tywrapped the throttle cable down. I found the response very sluggish, and it was particularly reluctant to return to idle. As soon as I cut the tywrap and freed the cable - no more drag - magic! :wink:
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